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The Day Trip

Written by Amy Sohn on . Posted in Posts

So I called up Paul and said, “I think we should go to Asbury Park on Sunday.” “Why do you want to go there all of a sudden, biscuit?” “Because…because I want to get out of the city before the summer ends.” “Let’s do it.” “You mean it?” “Of course I do, sweetbread.” Two days later we met at the Avis on [&hellip
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The Pilot

Written by Amy Sohn on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

“Your voice is so high,” said Joan, my director. “It just doesn’t sound natural.” We were shooting The Booby Trap, a pilot for a television show she and I had created. We were going to submit it to a network in the hopes that they’d pick it up as a series. I was playing myself (natch) and a fly-looking actor [&hellip
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Amy Goes to Spike’s Premiere Party

Written by Amy Sohn on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

“Guess what I got in the mail today?” said Paul. We were sitting behind third base watching the eighth inning of a Mets-Marlins game. “What?” I said. “An invite to the Summer of Sam premiere.” “Do you get a plus-one?” I said eagerly. “Of course.” “Can I be that one?” “No,” he said. “I’m telling you about the party because I want to take [&hellip
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My Yiddishe Papa

Written by Amy Sohn on . Posted in Posts

The first time I kissed Paul was in California. We both had films in a festival there and I’d been eyeing him for days but couldn’t get up the nerve to make a move. I was too afraid he’d neg me, too afraid I’d be rebuked. Also, on my first night at the festival I’d made the mistake of [&hellip
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